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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The hotel is off the beaten path but right on the water. Fantastic views from the second floor and easy walk to town. Owner was extremely helpful when our friends has a problem (late train from Greymouth)in Christchurch and needed help getting to Akaroa.

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are glad you enjoyed the motel and the location right on the water. We hope you had a safe journey back home. Kind regards. Akaroa Waterfront Motels team

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic premises in amazing location..room was spacious with everything we needed and more. Had room with waterfront and mountain views on balcony. Friendly staff and rates were more than reasonable. A genuine new Zealand treasure

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed 2 days in the 1 bedroom suite. Ideal location for exploring Akaroa. Good views and friendly reception. The guy at reception was very helpful when the water was turned off for a few hours because of road works. Good sized room, with all the necessary amenities. Price was good value.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Great staff, clean and tidy rooms with excellent views of the harbour. Possibly one of the most peaceful places we have every stayed. Stunning silence to appreciate the harbour views and local wildlife. Close by are some wonderful places to eat or a short stroll around the water font to Beach Road and many more bars and cafes. Very friendly...

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed the rooms, the excellent views and the location. Thank you again for your highly recommendation and we hope to welcome you next time again! Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed in 3br apartment with 2adults, 3kids. Clean, spacious, great views from #2, but it is upstairs (slippery in rain). Great helpful staff. Very close to old French quarter, 10min walk with toddlers to marine waterfront. Dalys wharf very close for photo opportunity. Recommended

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments and recommendation of our motel. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the staff is here to make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We hope you will have the time to visit us again in the nearby future. Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The rooms were very spacious, extremely well equipped and literally by the waterside. They had great facilities both in and outside of the room, free parking, gas bbq, amazing views at all times. Akaroa is a very nice little place with some very pleasant restaurants and food shops for self catering. we would stay again. The staff were very nice...

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are very happy to read that you made use of all the facilities we have to offer and that the rooms suited you well. We hope to welcome you again in the nearby future. Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team

Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Stay here in February this year . We can over from West Australia where it's been overly hot there . So we were looking for a cooler climate . The room did not have a fan and it was very hot while were there.other then that the motel was clean and the manager was very helpful

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. Sorry to read it was a bit warm in the unit when you stayed with us, please ask the reception next time if you need anything, they are always there to make your stay comfortable and we have many portable fans. We hope to welcome you again! Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We stayed for one night at the end of our trip. We emjoyed being in town and on the watwerfront. Reasonable price for a smallish flatlet. Staff were friendly and helpful and we would recommend it to others.

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments and recommendation. We are very happy to read you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you in nearby future again. Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I love water views and staying in one of their waterfront motels got all the ticks. Fabulous views; attractive and clean unit with a bedroom; walking distance to some amazing restaurants and the centre of town; helpful owners and a great place to stay for a few days.

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We are very happy to read you enjoyed the clean unit, fabulous view and the location. The owners are always helpful and try to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel.

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Comfortable and well located within walking distance to main shops. I would stay in this accommodation again. It was tidy and clean. I booked 4 months in advance, to be sure I could get a studio. It is a popular location.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the beautiful, historic French village of Akaroa, just 1.5H from Christchurch. With 24 refurbished units to choose from featuring studio,1, 2 and 3-bedroom units, you can enjoy affordable comfort with the waterfront right at your doorstep. With most units offering views of the water, spacious living and well-equipped kitchens you have everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. We are only a minutes stroll to the art and craft shops, restaurants, cafes and other attractions Akaroa has to offer. You could also relax in our private hot tropical spa pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akaroa Waterfront Motels

Address: 56 - 64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $136 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Akaroa Waterfront Motels 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Akaroa Waterfront Hotel Akaroa
Driftwood Hotel Akaroa
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“Get a room away from the external stairs.”
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“Just a nice relaxing spot!!”
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“If you require a seafront view then you need to request this and pay a small charge extra, worth every dollar”
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“Upstairs rooms Close to the water have lovely views”
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“go for sea view well worth it”
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